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Just bought a new board that needs a repair have done to one of the rails, have done some minor repair work before on my other boards but wondering where to start with this.
Only 2 of the cracks have actually broken the skin the rest of them are underneath the outer skin.
Should I cut out all the damaged material and use solarez to fill? Or glass over it?
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Just sand the area to key it and glass a new patch of cloth over all the cracks.
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If that's a fairly new Firewire with a bamboo deck I'd get it done professionally. Could lead to major problems if not done well.
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prjwebb wrote:Just sand the area to key it and glass a new patch of cloth over all the cracks.
This, and cut the cloth diagonally to prevent fraying.
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